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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |Roman Provincial| > |Roman Greece| > MA93694
Dyrrhachion, Illyria, Greece, Roman Protectorate, c. 229 - 30 B.C.
This type circulated alongside, and presumably at parity with, Roman Republican denarii. BMC calls the figure on the right side of the obverse a statue. Ceka identifies it as a female. The figure can be identified as Harpokrates by the a hem-hem crown and right index finger up to the lips.
MA93694. Silver drachm, Ceka 325 corr., BMC Thessaly p. 71, 94, Dyrrhachium (Durrës, Albania) mint, weight 2.349g, maximum diameter 18.1mm, obverse MENIΣKOΣ, cow right, head turned back toward suckling calf left; on right: Harpokrates standing facing wearing hemhem crown, finger to lips; reverse ∆YP − ΛY−KIΣ−KOY, double stellate pattern within double linear square with sides curved inward; SOLD










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